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Tree planting, wildfires and carbon accounting

According to the Global Carbon Budget project, there were 40 billion tonnes of anthropogenic CO2 emissions worldwide in 2023.

Demonstration of High-Temperature Heat Pumps

In a blog article last year, I wrote about the potential of high-temperature heat pumps (HT-HPs) to save energy in papermaking.

Emission-Free Pulping?

In mid-January, VTT, the research institution based in Helsinki, announced an “Emission-Free Pulping” research program, a five-year €15 million research project to “significantly reduce biomass burning and increase the product yield of wood material used for pulping from approximately 50% to around 70%.”

An emission-free pulp process, an ambitious international research program

With the common goal of developing an emission-free pulping process on an industrial scale, Swedish RISE and Finnish VTT have started a joint research program, "Emission Free Pulping", which will initially last for five years.

Update on the French pulp and paper industry

Three years ago, an overview of the French paper and pulp industry was carried out. Since then, the world has endured a pandemic and an economic downturn.

Fibre moulding is a hot topic

Fibre moulding is an area that is developing rapidly, not least because new technologies enable the manufacture of products with properties that can compete with plastic applications.

FPInnovations’ Pulp, Paper, and Bioproducts Course announced for fall 2024

FPInnovations’ Pulp, Paper, and Bioproducts Course is back by popular demand!

FPInnovations releases its Value Delivery Compendium for the year

FPInnovations invites the forest industry as a whole to take a look at the Value Delivery Compendium for the 2024-2025 fiscal year.

FPInnovations’ recent publications

View the list of FPInnovations’ most recent reports, publications, and recordings, as well as other items recently made available through the research library.

Global Forest Industry Summary: Year-End 2023

Europe’s sawlog market has been turbulent over the past three years, with wood demand falling, log flows shifting, and sawlog prices going through unprecedented swings.

The global pulpwood market has seen substantial changes in 2023, with costs for hardwood fiber surpassing softwood

The global wood fiber market has changed substantially over the past three years.

Weaker lumber markets have resulted in lower sawlog prices worldwide, with the GSPI index having fallen 10% in 12 months.

The Global Sawlog Prices Index (GSPI) fell 1.6% in the 2Q/23 quarter-over-quarter (QoQ).

Canada’s Forest Sector Welcomes New National Wildland Fire Strategy

Adequate Investment and Policy Support Needed to Ensure Success: Nighbor

Canada’s Forest Sector Unveils National Innovation Awards Winners at United Nations Forum on Forests

As the nineteenth session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF19) convenes in New York City this week, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is pleased to announce that Penghui Zhu and Manon Beaufils-Marquet are this year’s winners of FPAC’s Chisholm Awards for Innovation in Forestry.

Canada’s Forest Sector Welcomes Federal Emissions Report

Forestry plays a critical role in addressing worsening fire patterns and the use of renewable forest products is essential to Canada securing a lower carbon economy: Belanger